Physiotherapy’s unique contribution to health care stems from its advanced understanding of how the body moves, what keeps it from moving well, and how to restore mobility. Physiotherapists assess the client’s level of mobility, strength, endurance and other physical abilities to determine the impact of their illness or injury on their physical function, whether at work, rest or play. They diagnose the condition and develop a treatment plan to restore movement and reduce pain or limitations to mobility. They also advise the client on how to manage their condition independently and help the client prevent avoidable recurrences or complications. 

Physiotherapy is a client-focused health service dedicated to:

  • Improving and maintaining physical mobility and independence
  • Preventing, managing and reducing pain, physical limitations or disabilities that may limit an individual’s activities
  • Improving overall fitness, health and well-being.

Physiotherapy is available to registered clients of Chigamik. To access services, ask your family physician or nurse practitioner at Chigamik to send a physiotherapy referral on your behalf.